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Scientists identify a new kind of human brain cell

One of the most intriguing questions about the human brain is also one of the most difficult for neuroscientists to answer: What sets our...

What happens to fat when you lose weight?

The fundamental principle behind weight loss is simple: Burn more calories than you consume. Restricting calories forces your body to draw on existing fat...

Why do we have different blood types?

In 19000, Austrian physician Karl Landsteiner discovered there are three blood groups A, B, and O. It was a huge find and he won...

How can your tooth save your life?

BY SCIENCE BRIDGE ACADEMY When we were younger our parents would tell us that when our teeth fell out, the Tooth Fairy would come and...

Researchers turn to deadly venoms in their quest for life-saving therapies

NEY YORK: Venomous reptiles, bugs and marine life have notorious reputations as dangerous, sometimes life-threatening creatures. But in a paper in the current issue...

UPM introduces the Lekir car for Student Formula Japan 2018

BY IZUL ANNIQ SERDANG: The Putra Motorsport Team (PMT), Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is introducing a latest car model, Lekir, to participate...

Smartphone-powered ultrasound machine

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners...

Protecting rice plants by exploiting their natural defences

Researchers in Indonesia have deciphered the chemical cues used by rice to attract a parasitoid that helps fight off the plant’s predator. The researchers...

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